Although many restaurants across both counties offer kosher-friendly items, if you're seeking something truly kosher, consider these options. From delis and bistros to
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10. Orchid's Garden
9045 La Fontana Blvd., Boca Raton. Call 561-482-3831, or visit orchidsgardenorb.com.
Technically, there is no such thing as kosher-style food — kosher is not a style of cooking. Even Chinese food can be kosher if it is prepared in accordance with Jewish law, and there are many fine kosher Chinese restaurants in South Florida. That includes Orchid's Garden in Boca Raton, where you can find an entire menu of all the most popular Chinese dishes prepared kosher. Dine in and you'll be seated with a complimentary dish of fried noodles and tea. From there, find various beef and chicken dishes — like honey walnut beef and pepper chicken with onions — served family-style.
9. L'Chaim Asian Cuisine and Steakhouse
4000 N. 46th Ave., Hollywood. Call 954-362-0777.
Sometimes you want sushi. Sometimes, that sushi needs to be kosher. When that happens, head to this Hollywood restaurant, which is certified by the Orthodox Rabbinic Board. The chefs hand-pick local meats and vegetables and draw from a selection of imported spices, seasonings, and ingredients to ensure a kosher dining experience. The menu — available for both dine-in and takeout — is designed to satisfy a variety of dietary concerns and dining preferences, offering a wide spectrum of cuisine, from Chinese and Southeast Asian to sushi and steaks.
8. Mozart Cafe
7300 W. Camino Real, Boca Raton. Call 561-367-3412, or visit mozartcafebocaraton.com.
The Mozart Cafe menu offers a variety of vegetarian dishes, appetizers, pasta, pizza, salads, and epicurean fish entrées — and, that's right, they're all kosher. This Boca Raton restaurant knows the importance of food presentation and plate design as well, so it's not your average trip to yet another
7. Mizrachi's Pizza Kitchen
5650 Stirling Road, Hollywood. Call 954-505-3190, or visit mizrachispizzakitchen.com
This pizza joint off Stirling Road is both unassuming and informal, but it still has some pretty delicious kosher pies. If you're looking for fast and cheap, it's a great option. Like many kosher restaurants, the menu here is simple: Use the highest-quality kosher ingredients to prepare some of the most popular Italian dishes. That includes everything from the San Marzano plum tomatoes to the highest-grade all-white albacore tuna. Selections include plain cheese or several specialty vegetable-topped pies like the Pesto Pizza, made with a homemade pesto sauce and
6. Sunrise Pita & Grill
2680 N. University Drive, Sunrise. Call 954-748-0090, or visit sunrisepita.com.
Like the authentic Israeli street food of Tel Aviv, Sunrise Pita is cheap, fast, fresh, and kosher. The simple, unadorned dining room and kosher kitchen